Saint Xavier University Chicago Campus

Dorothy Ritter Davis Scholarship

Application Deadline:
January 20, 2020
Amount Range:
Dr. Sheryl O'Sullivan

Scholarship Details

The Dorothy Ritter Davis Scholarship is open to undergraduate and graduate students in the Education Department with a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. This scholarship is funded by a donation from the late Dorothy Ritter Davis, class of 1933.

The Award

The Dorothy Ritter Davis Scholarship Committee seeks to honor her by assisting an admitted Education Department student who possesses the core values of excellence, compassion, service and appreciation of diversity exemplified by Mrs. Davis. Applicants must have a grade-point average of 3.0 or higher. The scholarship is a grant applied towards tuition in the following academic year.

Exact amount of tuition grants depends on available funds from endowments and individual student's account status. Please check with Financial Aid before applying.


  • All files, including the application, must be submitted no later than January 20 at 5 p.m.
  • Applicants must complete the online application form below.
  • Applicants must have a GPA of 3.0 or better.
  • Applicants must submit an essay (double-spaced, one to two pages). Please tell the committee about the values of Mrs. Davis that you share, providing specific examples of excellence, service, compassion and appreciation of diversity. Include the plans you have for your work in the field of education. Upload the essay with the application.
  • Complete applications will include the application form and the essay. Only complete applications will be reviewed.

Application Form

The online application form is now closed.